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    The presumption of innocence was a part of the six cardinal rules to emphasize the importance of the principle of presumption of innocence. As the six cardinal principles may increase the effectiveness of judges in this particular area, the courts may choose not to apply the principles if it allows justice to be achieved. It is also noted that courts need not satisfy all the principles, only that it has been looked at and…

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    1970s by Packer with his contemplation of what is happening in the CJS versus what ought to happen (Daly 2012, 396; Sung 2006, 313). He established that the crime control model was primarily concerned with efficiency within the CJS by separating the factually guilty from the non-guilty in the early stages using police and prosecution, resulting in weeding out those assumed not guilty and progressing those factually guilty onto the next stages under a presumption of guilt (Daly 2012, 397). This…

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    Courts a broad discretion. The Criminal Procedure Act sets a higher threshold, and this is addressed in D v Police in which there is an emphasis on whether publication of a name will cause “extreme” or “undue” hardship”. This requires the court to accept that distress, embarrassment and personal and financial consequences are not unusual in criminal proceedings. The threshold has to be set high, as we see in R v Liddell, where the offender’s wife only just made it, and their distress is seen as…

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    As time goes on the boys start to lose their ties to civilization and slowly transform into savages. For instance, the boys begin to lose their identity, becoming savages. Jack can’t kill the pig, so he paints his face. The paint helps him hide from his conscience and frees him from the restraints of civilized behaviour: “He began to dance and his laughter became a bloodthirsty snarling” (64). As soon as Jack painted his face, he was transformed into a bloodthirsty savage. Additionally, they…

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    Innocence and ignorance play significant roles in the short story “A Good Man Hard to Find” and can be seen as the linchpin of the story 's theme. In “A Good Man Hard to Find” a dysfunctional family of six; June Star, John Wesley, their father Bailey, his mother, and his wife and newborn have taken time for a family trip of some kind. During the trip the Grandmother manipulates the kids by telling them about an old plantation she once frequent that was supposedly nearby. After a short ride on a…

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    David Brown once said, “If you really loved me.” How far would one go, a daughter, specifically, for the one they truly love and care about? In the Cinnamon Brown case, David Brown legitimately tested his daughter’s love and the role he has in her life. In what ways can the defense attorneys help Cinnamon refute the jury that she involuntarily or coercively committed this crime? Can visuals and illustrations produced by artists benefit a situation like this? Also, to what point can they bestow…

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    appreciate wealth and glory as she does life and love. The Literary Devices site states that the reason for her pleasant nature comes from her outside beauty and thus is the reason for her purity and innocence. He concludes the poem with this; “A mind at peace with all below, a heart whose love is innocent!” (Lines 17 and 18). At this last stanza I find that Bryon thought of her so much more than just a pretty face. All of her is beautiful and he may be the only one who sees that. Finally after…

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    In ‘Tess of the D’Urbervilles’ Hardy presents the theme of innocence throughout the novel. This theme is directly linked to the character of Tess, and her loss of innocence, during the novel. Because of the pastoral genre, we expect as an audience for a loss of innocence to be a feature in the novel, which means Hardy presents this innocence as being dangerous and desirable. When we first see Tess, she is depicted as a girl of innocence, in her ‘white muslin’, as white has connotations of…

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    emphasize the innocence being lost in the young girl. Without these elements, Stock’s concept that innocence does not last forever, would be lost to the viewer. The young girl featured in the painting has two dark black braids down both sides of her head, and five flowers of various types and colors in her hair. The girl’s brown eyes is the main focal point for the viewer. The eyes themselves draw the viewer in not only by their size, but by the innocence that can be found in them. Furthermore,…

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    Childhood and innocence are things that are seen as sacred to those who have outgrown the first and lost the latter. However, these two concepts are less linked and more complicated than one would prefer to believe. Metaphor is often used to translate difficult to describe experiences and concepts into forms that those unfamiliar with these experiences will find easier to understand and more relatable, to make the indefinite definite and the intangible tangible. The purpose of metaphor and…

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